Donald Glover Cast As Simba In The Live-Action Remake Of The Lion King


Donald Glover has been cast as Simba in Jon Favreau’s live-action remake of The Lion King. Simba is the lion who will be king after succeeding his father Mufasa voiced by James Earl Jones who was the character in the 1994 original film.

The rest of the cast has not been announced but Glover has a busy year ahead with his role as Lando Calrissian in the Hans Solo Star Wars movie and a role in Spider-Man: Homecoming. Fans will be eager to see him back on his Atlanta TV show after the absence because of his filming schedule.